Missy provides the daily leadership and forward-thinking for our company. Prior to purchasing The Speakers Network in 1996, Missy was the national marketing director for The Farrell Group, a productivity training company headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina. During her distinguished career as the head of a successful speakers bureau, Missy served for three years as showcase chair for the International Association of Speakers Bureaus and was awarded both the President’s Award and the coveted Dottie Walters Award for her service to others in the industry. She also served as educational director of the Carolinas Chapter of Meeting Planners International. Missy is passionately involved in fundraising and volunteer work for local community organizations. When she’s not working, she enjoys reading, traveling, entertaining, book club, family, and friends.
704-342-0095 Ext. 11
The Missy Quiz
Which one of the following statements about Missy is not true?
- Walked 110 miles across the Swiss Alps.
- Haven’t missed a ski trip in over 10 years till 2018 (foot issue).
- I ate Ben Stein’s dinner!
Sr. Vice President
For more than 20 years, Patti has dedicated herself to creating lasting client relationships and finding the perfect match between meeting planners and speakers. Her clients are consistently awed by Patti’s attention to every aspect of the speaker search and procurement process, ensuring no detail is overlooked. Patti honed this skill by working in the legal field before bringing her talents to Speakers Network Worldwide. In her free time, Patti enjoys traveling, reading, gardening, spending time with family and friends — and she’s always ready for an adventure.
704-342-0095 Ext. 22
The Patti Quiz
Which one of the following statements about Patti is not true?
- Had a pet monkey growing up
- Have traveled to all seven continents
- Attended a Thanksgiving Day Service at St Paul’s Cathedral in London
Vice President, Sales and Communications
Robin is responsible for spreading the good news about Speakers Network Worldwide. As social media director, her duties include researching and writing content for our corporate marketing and social media initiatives. Prior to joining our company in 2017, Robin worked as a ghostwriter, speechwriter, editor, marketing coordinator and content writer in the event industry. On a personal note, she loves entertaining, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
704-342-0095 Ext. 33
The Robin Quiz
Which one of the following statements about Robin is not true?
- Climbed the great wall of China.
- Won 5th place in the Metropolitan opera auditions.
- Met the Duchess of Cambridge while on a trip to England.
Missy with Deborah Gardner
Missy with Nick Arnette
Robin with Vicki Hitzges
Patti and Missy with Susan RoAne
Patti with Adam Christing